how to pronounce deaf

/dɛf/

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the above transcription of deaf is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

deaf frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word deaf occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

deaf is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of deaf

dɛf

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video examples of deaf pronunciation

An example use of deaf in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… oh I'm a ghost oh wait he's deaf he …”

meaning of deaf

Deaf means unable to hear.

words with pronunciation similar to deaf

denduffdoffdidsheafdealhalftoughdimdawn

words that rhyme with deaf

chefclefref

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